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Chicago Steve Carter Chicago Steve Carter , born and raised in Chicago is a drummer’s drummer. He’s not betrothed to genres and brings an incredible work ethic to his craft. Born in the pocket and aptly nicknamed by blues guitarist Dave Barger for his home town, Chicago Steve is widely known for his professionalism and […]
Playing the Loveable “Mott” on The New Kevin James Comedy, The Long Islander Will Jump Into Another Role As Guitarist As He Rocks Revolution Bar & Music Hall with His Band on Thursday, August 17th June, 2017 (Long Island, NY) — You may know him as loveable friend “Mott” opposite Kevin James in CBS’s new sitcom […]
With A Rich History As One of The Oldests Establishments Located In the Beach Community, The Restaurant/Bar and Popular Entertainment Hotspot Dates Back to 1937 July, 2017 (Ocean Bay Park, NY) — When it comes to Long Island history, some may or may not know that Fire Island’s roots date back as early as the […]
A four part series on creating realistic strings with MIDI ..
Why you shouldn’t sleep on Nomad Factory Brandon Shire [I realize this entire post reads like a giant advertisement, but I assure you that it’s my honest opinion about a product line that I am personally passionate about. Nomad Factory have never given me a plugin to review, I have no NFR’s from them, and […]
Indie Blues Artists – The John Pagano Band (formally JPBlues) have released their second production video for their upcoming CD “One More Round”. The first video was for the song “Ain’t Gonna Lose you” which was released as a single and video earlier this year. This new video sets the bar a bit higher as […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE “It’s like a smorgasbord of Americana and blues,” says Jones of the now-finished album, for which most recording took place in 2015 and 2016. Besides “Hole In Your Soul,” a Sam “Bluzman” Taylor-penned song taken from the 1995 sessions, Feet Back in the Door features a varied set of newly waxed […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE One of Steve Antry’s earliest jobs was working as a track laborer for the Frisco railroad in Tulsa. He was underage, but claimed to be 18 to get hired. This turned out to be his defining “Woody Guthrie moment”, as he describes it. While driving steel with much older gentlemen with nicknames like […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE The Halley DeVestern Band is a blues-funk-rock band from NYC that rocks either acoustic or electric. Band members are: Halley DeVestern- vocals (Big Brother & the Holding Company) David Patterson – guitar (Shawn Mullins) Rich Kulsar – drums (The Zen Tricksters, Toasters, Mickey Dolenz) Tom Heinig – bass (Lamont Cranston Band, […]
HOME PAGE FACEBOOK PAGE The Jon Spear Band is a collaboration of some of Central Virginia’s finest and most dedicated blues musicians, brought together by their love of blues music and their active participation in the Central Virginia Blues Society. Although their ages span several generations, the band’s members share a common determination to use […]
Stacy Jones Love is Everywhere Independent Stacy Jones is from the Seattle area. She started playing piano when she was four years old and began singing with her father’s band shortly thereafter. She also learned guitar and harmonica. Influenced by both Howlin’ Wolf and Lucinda Williams she formed her first band, Stacy Jones and the […]
Patrick Recob Perpetual Luau Mr. Lucky’s Blues Recording Co. Patrick Recob grew up in Topeka, Kansas and now lives in Kansas City. In the 1990’s Recob played with The Gary Primich Band. He later spent ten years playing with Lee McBee and The Confessors. After McBee died in 2014 Recob took over the vocals for […]
Andy Frasco travels with a huge group of musicians called the UN, who play instruments ranging from guitars and drums to a horn section which includes a tuba. All of them are capable of dancing with great exuberance. Frasco hmself is an afro-haired crazy man who interacts with an audience better than anyone I have […]
The Nighthawks All You Gotta Do Eller Soul Records The Nighthawks recorded their first album “Rock n’ Roll” in 1974. It was all covers but in 1977 they followed with “Sidepocket Shot” a mostly original recording. Since then they have always mixed covers with their own songs. My favorite Nighthawks albums include 1986’s “Hard Living” […]
Jake Tavill is a surprising young artist with a new album titled Twisted Ideology. It starts out with a modern urban song, “You’re Gonna Love Me,” which introduces us to Tavill’s fresh, catchy vocal style. Then he uses piano and vocal to create a eerie, childlike atmosphere for a haunting ballad about life and death, […]
Benny Turner is indeed a survivor and he shares his experiences in his fascinating memoir, Survivor. He grew up in Texas and Chicago. devoted to his older brother, Freddie King. By the time he was in his teens, he was on the road with Freddie as his bass player and playing gospel music on the […]
Stanton Moore With You in Mind The Songs of Allen Toussaint Cool Green Recordings/Mascot Label Group Stanton Moore is a New Orleans funk, jazz and rock drummer. He is a founding member of the jazz rock band Galactic with whom he has recorded ten albums. He also records as The Stanton Moore Trio with organist […]
Although John Pagano has been recording under the name JP Blues since he was in his teens, The John Pagano Band is about to release their first album, One More Round, under their new band name. Although the name has changed, the solid blues-rock and excellent original material has not. Pagano is a strong vocalist […]
Jeanne Lozier “Queen of Your Dreams” The New York area is a mecca of unsigned talent. Among our undiscovered gems is Jeanne Lozier. Possessed of a unique voice and powerful determination Jeanne has succeeded where others have struggled. She has self-produced a remarkable first album “Queen of Your Dreams” which thoroughly displays her talents as […]
King James & The Special Men Act Like You Know Special Man Industries King James & The Special Men play original songs in the style of 1940’s, 50’s & 60’s R n’ B. The band is led by Jimmy Horn who grew up in Utah. As a young man he was mesmerized by his dad’s […]
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My Dudes… The Magpie Salute. Man, what a show. More on that later… The Magpie Salute came on the scene in January 2017 and has been getting rave reviews since. Well, I’ve seen them now and the matter is settled. I am here to tell you it’s all that and more. I had the distinct […]
By Rhetta Akamatsu Photos by Takesi Ken Akamatsu Joel DaSilva crouches over his guitar onstage, ready to unleash a flood of sound. The drummer is poised and the bass player stands tall as the audience waits with anticipation. The song begins, and it is immediately obvious that we’re in for an exciting evening! Trying to […]
This is The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by artists who are out there touring and creating new original music rooted in the blues .. these artists Embrace the Diversity of the Blues and in the true tradition of the blues believe that they must be the innovators not some […]
MUSIC ON THE COUCH 08/07/17 SHOW # 384 LISTEN HERE: https://goo.gl/X5kGWk BENNY TURNER – COUCH KID NEWS Benny has written his autobiography entitled Survivor and he came by to talk about how it got written, why it got written and the joys he received from writing the story. WEB SITE FACEBOOK PAGE LARRY […]
This is The Voice of Indie Blues .. the #1 and original INDIE BLUES RADIOthat brings you those artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues that always has and still is being created from the roots of the blues .. these are the innovators .. not the imitators .. these are the Indie Blues Artists! This week we start off with […]
This is the PODCAST of LIVE from the Midnight Circus – The Voice of Indie Blues – the show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by Independent Blues Artists who embrace the diversity of the blues. These are the innovators not the imitators .. They ARE the Indie Blues Artists! This week we give you 3 hours of great INDIE BLUES […]
This is The Voice of Indie Blues the show that brings you the Future of the Blues with artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues .. These are the Indie Blues Artists! Today is our INDIE BLUES DOUBLE SHOT show .. we go through out mail bag and bring you 2 great tracks from each of our new artists today .. […]
This is the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO .. We bring you the Future of the Blues by playing those artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues that always has and still is being made from it’s roots .. these artists understand that to be an innovator is in the true tradition of the blues .. These ARE the Indie […]
MUSIC ON THE COUCH 07/31/17 SHOW # 383 LISTEN HERE: https://goo.gl/fmxmHK LAURA TATE Laura has released her 4th album, Let’s Just Be Real. This multi-talented woman has excelled behind the microphone, in front of the camera, on-stage and even behind the camera. We talked about her many different talents and the things that make […]
This is The Voice of Indie Blues we bring you the Future of the Blues with artists that are creating it with new original music .. these are the innovators not the imitators .. these are the INDIE Blues Artists .. This week we start it off with music from Scottie Miller Band Scott Ellison BandGang of Thieves Altered Five Blues Band Nighthawks KALO Cash Box KingsLaura […]
Tune in tonight to the #1 and Original INDIE BLUES RADIO show! The show that brings you the Future of the Blues being made by artists who Embrace the Diversity of the Blues by creating new original music from it’s roots. These are the artists leading the Indie Blues Movement .. The innovators .. not the imitators .. these are the Indie Blues Artists! […]
This is our INDIE Blues DOUBLE SHOT Show .. this is where we bring you the best of what we got in our mailbox this week with a 2 pack from each artist! So kick back and relax while I take you on a musical journey as you join the Indie Blues Movement with the artists who Embrace the […]